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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 25, 1952)
‘Sings for Supper
Oldest Guest Present
at Sunset Banquet
EWING — Nels Jacobsen, 88,
again carries away the honors at
the sunset banquet for having
celebrated the greatest number of
birthdays. When requested to
“sing for his supper,” Mr. Jacob
sen stepped spryly to the piano
and sang his favorite hymn and
received a grand applause.
William J. Harris, with 87 an
niversaries to his credit, was a
close second for the honors of
The 32d annual sunset banquet
was held Thursday evening, Sep
tember 18, at the parlors of the
Ewing Methodist church. Per
sons eligible were those who
had reached their 70th birthday.
There were 13 present. Dinners
were served to several shut-ins.
With John Walker as master
of ceremonies, the program of the
evening follows: Registration on
arrival; casting of votes in a mock
presidential election; question of
the evening, “Who was the 25th
Guests were then seated at the
tables where a color scheme of
gold and white was carried out
and the program continued: Bless
ing—Rev. C. C. Chappell; wel
come—(Mrs. Henry Fleming, presi
dent of the Women’s Society of
Christian Service,v response—Mrs.
Andrew Olson; Dinner; solo —
Mrs Walter Kemp; poem — Miss
Anna Van Zandt; instrumental
music on—autoharp and har
monica by Andrew Olson.
The election results then were
given by Mrs. Walker—Eisen
hower and Nixon—26; Steven
son and Sparkman—15. In the
question of the evening, Mrs. Le
ota Butler and W. A. Brown
gave the correct answer (William
McKinley). Each was awarded a
prize. The presidential rhyme
learned at school came to the aid
of several. Many incidents were
recalled by the guests of this pe
riod in American history and the
changes made during their life
time, all making interesting con
The evening’s program conclud
ed with the presentation of a
huge bouauet to Mr. Jacobsen
and remarks and benediction by
Rev. Walter Kemp.
The oldsters lingered to chat
with old friends. At popular re
quest A. A. Alden sang several
of the old favorite songs,with
Mrs. Chappell at the piano.
The following WSCS members
were committee chairmen: menu
and kitchen—Mrs. Earl Billings;
( tables and decoration—Mrs. Wil
iam Spence; invitations—Mrs. R.
G. Rocky; program—Mrs. Harold
Native of Holt
Dies in Montana
Fred E. Green, 52, Park county,
Mont., ranch hand, died Thursday,
o September 4, at the Deaconess
hospital, Bozeman, Mont. He had
been ill aver three years and had
spent the greater portion of that
time at the Galen tuberculosis
sanitorium at Dear Lodge, Mont.
The late Mr. Green was reared
in Holt county and farmed here
for a number of years.
Survivors include: Widow of
Powder River, Wyo.; daughter—
Mrs. Paul Pinnt of Grand Junc
tion, Colo.; brothers—R. E. Green
of Creswell, Ore.; George Green
of O’Neill; Arthur and Holt
Green, both of Enid, Okla.; sisters
—Mrs. Edna Johnson of Lincoln
and Mrs. Groed Chambers of Til
Among the relatives attending
the funeral were the widow; the
daughter, Mrs. Pinnt, her hus
band and their sons; and a broth
er of the deceased, R. E. Green.
Mrs. Minnie Davidson and son,
Forrest, who have visited at the
homes of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Smith at Ewing, and Mrs. Nellie
McIntosh at Page and other rela
tives, left the first of the week
to return to their home. They
will visit at other places enroute
Mr. and Mrs. Rollie Snell re
turned home on Thursday after
spending almost a week at Logan,
lia., with their son-in-law andi
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Ash
er, and sons.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith
and Forrest Davidson of Seattle,
Wash., were supper guests at the
Rollie Snell home Thursday.
Mrs. Jerry Asher came from
Norfolk and spent Saturday night
and Sunday with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Fussleman,
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Russell
spent Saturday with their son
in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Spann, at Atkinson,
Mr. and Mrs. Neil Asher were
guests at an oyster supper Thurs
day evening at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Jay Trease at Or
Mrs. Minnie Davidson of Se
attle, Wash., and Mrs. Nellie
McIntosh visited Saturday after
noon with Mrs. Myrtle Coon.
Mrs. Davidson and Mrs. Coon
were childhood friends 58-years
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Stevens of
Oakland were callers Saturday
afternoon of Mr. Stevens’ sister,
Mrs. Eva Cunningham, and his
aunt, Miss Maude Martin.
Eleven members of the Help
U club met for an all-day meet
ing Wednesday, September 17,
with Mrs. Vince Jackson. A no
host dinner was served at noon.
The time was spent doing needle
work for the hostess. Their next
meeting will be with Mrs. Clair
Schroth for an afternoon meet
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Asher and
son were dinner and supper
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Asher of O’Neill. Mr. and Mrs.
Neil Asher were supper guests at
the home of their son, Robert.
They all attended the Saddle club
roundup in the afternoon.
The GGG&G pitch club met
with Mrs. Anton Nissen Friday
afternoon. Mrs. Arnold Stewart
and Mrs. Evelyn Gray were
guests. Winners were Mrs. Neil
Asher, high; Mrs. Arnold Stew"rt,
low, and Mrs. Otto Matschullat,
Don Madsen of Norfolk was a
dinner guest Sunday noon at the
home of his uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. Neil Asher.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Russell
and daughters, Carolyn and Deb
ra, were dinner guests Sunday of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Mrs. Albert Anthony and chil
dren of Bloomfield spent the
weekend at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Matschul
Mrs. Minnie Davidson of Se
attle, Wash., visited Friday and
Saturday with her sister, Mrs.
Nellie McIntosh, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. John Holliday of
Orchard and Mrs. Holliday’s sis
ter, Mrs. Edna Kramer, of Be
loit, Wise., visited Wednesday af
ternoon, September 17, with their
cousin, Mrs. Myrtle Coon.
Mr. and Mrs. Alva Townsend
and Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Blocker
and two sons of Columbus spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. C. A.
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Welcome to O'Neill’s First Annual
W”Ko| 1:00 P. M.
8:30 P. M.
Starts at 2 o’clock
Ill V V I ¥
An Afternoon Concert
the Heart of the City
On 4th St., between Bank and Hotel
O’Neill businessmen have gone “ALL OUT”
preparing for this PILLSBURY’S PANCAKE
DAY to show their genuine appreciation for
Y ou 11 get a kick out of seeing the businessmen
bake, washing dishes and serving free pancakes,
and they will enjoy the opportunity of visiting
with their customers and friends! Be sure to
attend this BIG TRADE DAY in O’NEILL,
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th.
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Cudahy’s Pure Pork Sausage
Meadow Gold Dairy Products
Pillsbury Pancake Mix
Vermont Maid Syrup
Over 600 Frizes
PILLSBURY PANCAKE FLOUR
- FREE ACT -
By a former employee of
nfiKFF IN EVE — legion club
Music by ACES OF RHYTHM
Admission: 75c and 50c
SPONSORED BY O’NEILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
For Your Entertainment and Appreciation for Your Patronage
Take Advantage of Trade Day Specials!
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